Definition of Elamite

1. Noun. A member of an ancient warlike people living in Elam east of Babylonia as early as 3000 BC.

Generic synonyms: Caucasian, White, White Person

2. Noun. An extinct ancient language of unknown affinities; spoken by the Elamites.
Exact synonyms: Elamitic, Susian
Generic synonyms: Natural Language, Tongue

Definition of Elamite

1. n. A dweller in Flam (or Susiana), an ancient kingdom of Southwestern Asia, afterwards a province of Persia.

Definition of Elamite

1. Noun. A dweller in ancient Elam. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elamite

Elaeagnus augustifolia
Elaeagnus commutata
Elaeagnus latifolia
Elaeis guineensis
Elaeis oleifera
Elaeocarpus grandis
Elaeophora schneideri
Elagatis bipinnulata
Elamite (current term)
Elanoides forficatus
Elanus leucurus
Elaphe guttata
Elaphe obsoleta
Elaphurus davidianus
Elaut's triangle

Literary usage of Elamite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"To him or to other Elamite invaders the weak kingdom of Sumer and Accad was able to offer no effectual resistance, and the kings of Larsa were quickly ..."

2. Ancient History by George Rawlinson (1887)
"them, of three kings only, and were followed by a seventh (Elamite) dynasty, containing only ... SEVENTH BABYLONIAN DYNASTY (Elamite). About Bc 961 to 955. ..."

3. Life in Ancient Egypt and Assyria by Gaston Maspero (1892)
"... the limited extent of their territory, they have succeeded in subduing all the peoples of Asia, and in defeating the armies of Pharaoh, v The Elamite ..."

4. A Self-verifying Chronological History of Ancient Egypt: From the Foundation by Orlando P. Schmidt (1899)
"... success in overthrowing Arioch and the Elamite supremacy over Babylonia, and in establishing a united and independent Babylonian kingdom. ..."

5. Images, Power, and Politics: Figurative Aspects of Esarhaddon's Babylonian by Barbara N. Porter (1993)
"Ultimately, his best approach to the problem of Elamite interference in Babylonian affairs was to try to win over the Chaldean tribesmen and the native ..."

6. Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive Condition by John Clark Ridpath (1897)
"After this they rebelled, and the Elamite monarch was again After this battle, in which Lot, the nephew of Abraham, was taken prisoner, the Elamite army, ..."

7. Transactions of the Society of Biblical Archæology by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Walter L. Nash (1874)
"We may add that the same affix forms the first person of the Elamite perfect, ... The Elamite past gerund in raska may be decomposed into ra + ves + ka. ..."

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